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5 Halloween Snacks To Take Your Party To The Next Level

Ridiculously easy treats that look cute too. Candy is definitely the best part of Halloween. But grown, childless women who can’t justify going trick-or-treating alone need an outlet for their Halloween spirit, one that doesn’t involve the risk of self-harm. These adorable “spooky” snacks offer just that outlet — and the best part is they hardly require any time or skill. Make them for your next Halloween party and we promise your guests will be thrilled.

#1 Baby Bats

Difficulty Level: Really easy!

Ingredients:

  • Mini Reese’s Cups
  • OREO Thins
  • Cream cheese frosting
  • Candy eyeballs

Directions:

  1. Remove the wrappers from the Reese’s Cups.
  2. Break the OREO Thins in half and scrape the frosting from the cookies.
  3. Pipe or smear a bead of cream cheese frosting to the back corners of the OREO Thin “wings” and attach them to the Reese’s Cups.
  4. Add a tiny bit of frosting to the backs of the candy eyeballs and attach those to the Reese’s Cups or OREO Thins (whichever makes the best-looking bat!).
5 Halloween Snacks To Take Your Party To The Next Level

Baby Bats In 4 Steps

#2 Ear Wax Snacks

Difficulty Level: Super easy. A little sticky.

Ingredients:

  • Mini marshmallows
  • Lollipop sticks
  • Equal parts butterscotch chips and creamy peanut butter

Directions:

  1. Place marshmallows on both ends of a lollipop stick.
  2. Heat butterscotch chips and peanut butter together in microwave in 15-second intervals, stirring each time. Continue heating and stirring until you get a smooth mixture. Let sit for 5 minutes.
  3. Dip each marshmallow into the peanut butter mixture until you get the desired ear wax effect.
5 Halloween Snacks To Take Your Party To The Next Level

Ear Wax Snacks In 5 Steps

#3 Mozzarella Eyeballs

Difficulty Level: Doable, but messy.

Ingredients:

  • Mini mozzarella balls
  • Pitted olives, cut in half horizontally
  • Nuts
  • Prosciutto
  • Crackers

Directions:

  1. Cut small holes in a mozzarella ball and insert an olive half.
  2. Fill the olive with a sliver of nut.
  3. Wrap the mozzarella ball with a strip of prosciutto.
  4. Serve on a cracker.
5 Halloween Snacks To Take Your Party To The Next Level

Mozzarella Eyeballs In 4 Steps

#4 Pretzel Rod Mummies

Difficulty Level: So easy and fun.

Ingredients:

  • White chocolate chips
  • Pretzel rods
  • Candy eyeballs

Directions:

  1. Melt chocolate in the microwave in 15-second intervals, stirring after each time. Continue heating and stirring until the chocolate is smooth.
  2. Dip pretzel rods into the chocolate. Gently tap the pretzel to remove excess chocolate.
  3. Place two candy eyeballs on each pretzel rod.
  4. Place on waxed paper to set.
  5. Carefully spoon the remaining chocolate into a zip-top bag or squeeze bottle.
  6. Drizzle white chocolate over the pretzels to achieve the mummy effect.
5 Halloween Snacks To Take Your Party To The Next Level

Pretzel Rod Mummies In 4 Steps

#5 Mini Caramel Apples

Difficulty Level: Surprisingly difficult!

Ingredients:

  • Granny Smith apples
  • Caramel
  • Lollipop sticks

Directions:

  1. Use a melon baller to scoop flesh from the apples.
  2. Insert lollipop sticks into one end of each apple ball.
  3. Melt caramel according to package directions (follow the instructions or else you’ll end up with a mess!).
  4. Let the caramel cool slightly, then dip the apple balls into the caramel.
5 Halloween Snacks To Take Your Party To The Next Level

Mini Caramel Apples In 4 Steps

Serve these snacks with some Halloween-themed cocktails and enjoy!